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Re: Things you hate about games you love.

Post by DigitalDuck » Mon Nov 07, 2011 5:12 pm

StickHead wrote:I'm pretty sure you can unlock an EX option that shows the good ending no matter how you finish the game. I haven't done it, but they mentioned it on the Giant Bombcast a couple of weeks back.
Yes you can, but I meant without cheating. :mrgreen:
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Re: Things you hate about games you love.

Post by DPrinny » Mon Nov 07, 2011 5:44 pm

Escort missions in every game I like

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Re: Things you hate about games you love.

Post by SJ_Sathanas » Mon Nov 07, 2011 6:15 pm

thevulture wrote:Dead Space:Planting the beacon on the asteriod (revolving arms etc).

Fade To Black:Escort Mission with the prof-'slow down! i'm just an old man!' Your a bloody genius and your using a walking stick...in the future? you should have an anti-grav wheel chair or something...gwad!.
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Re: Things you hate about games you love.

Post by sebadude » Tue Nov 08, 2011 2:21 am

Underwater and (to a lesser extent) ice levels in most 16-bit era platformers. Can I just get to the end please!

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Re: Things you hate about games you love.

Post by Budly Moore » Tue Nov 08, 2011 4:55 pm

Controlling the RC planes in GTA, knightmare, made me wanna smash all that work at Rockstar faces in.
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Re: Things you hate about games you love.

Post by killbot » Tue Nov 08, 2011 6:18 pm

The ease - and regularity - with which you get arrested early on in Oblivion. I'm sure I did at least half a dozen spells in chokey where I genuinely couldn't work out what the game was claiming I'd done. I hadn't robbed or murdered anyone at all since my last spell inside, but some guard just seemed to take offence to my face.
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Re: Things you hate about games you love.

Post by ToxieDogg » Tue Nov 08, 2011 6:38 pm

Rayne wrote:Another vote for Navi the Fairy from Ocarina of Time.

How about that Tri Force fetch quest from Wind Waker? Talk about tiresome...

Lastly I'll say the infamous backtracking section in Metal Gear Solid where you need to get the Sniper Rifle, ugh.
Agree with all three. With Wind Waker, I found the whole game tiresome...still enjoyable but tiresome. Way too much emphasis on sailing for prolonged periods of time across mostly empty/sparse areas of ocean to bolster what was actually a pretty short game in terms of the stuff you actually had to do to complete it.

Another one I'll mention is Resident Evil 3: Nemesis....a good game, but I'd have enjoyed it much more if it wasn't for that horrible 'gunpowder mixing' system used for creating ammo for your weapons. I can see what they were trying to do, to allow people to use their favourite weapons more, but I found it confusing and fiddly and slowed the game down somewhat at times.
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Re: Things you hate about games you love.

Post by Paulie » Wed Nov 09, 2011 1:33 pm

Super Metroid - performing wall jumps. 20 years on I still hav'nt mastered this move.
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